Researchers will study the DNA of endangered and threatened animals and plants to help preserve species and learn which are most vulnerable to climate change.
At a Zócalo/UCLA Downtown event, experts discussed how much sea level rise we can expect, how we balance public and private concerns, and how we can reduce additional risk.
The California Climate Expedition — led by climate scientist Alex Hall — grants riders the chance to experience climate change impacts from Oakland to Los Angeles.
If the same change were made by all of the U.S., it would account for one-third of the greenhouse gas reduction prescribed in the 2013 President’s Climate Action Plan.
Also in this section: stories on the L.A. Rebellion, veterans and climate change.
Climate change won’t solve itself, but all Bruins can make changes and help UCLA beat the other University of California campuses.
The UCLA report calls for conservation, policy and infrastructure improvements.
UCLA research shows that swift public action could actually result in more wetlands.
Summer of 2018 included the hottest temperature recorded on the Westwood campus: 111 degrees.
Environmental law experts Ann Carlson and Cara Horowitz review the long record of benefits achieved by the state’s aggressive anti-pollution rules.
Research by UCLA and others finds that the crayfish disrupt native predators that eat mosquito larvae.
Single-celled coastal coccolithophores appear resilient to high levels of carbon dioxide.
A UCLA study projects that as temperatures rise, and the number and severity of heat waves increases, getting pregnant may become harder than ever.
UCLA researchers found that a smog test and vehicle repair program has shown benefits to residents in central California’s San Joaquin Valley.
UCLA researchers recommend strategies for California transportation fuels policy to meet 2030 climate target
Guidance from legal researchers could strengthen California climate policy by helping policymakers further reduce carbon pollution from transport fuels.
Low-income and minority students are particularly affected, and the problem stands to worsen as global temperatures rise, according to public policy researcher Jisung Park.
The donation, which builds on a decade of support from the foundation led by Dan and Rae Emmett, includes $1.8 million and a challenge: The foundation will match one-to-one gifts made by other donors up to $2.5 million.
An increase in the number and severity of heat waves over the coming years would pose a particular challenge for the species because small-bodied birds dehydrate more quickly.
Researchers at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability predict the state will experience dramatic shifts between extreme dry and extreme wet weather by end of 21st century.
From water resources to wildfires, UCLA research reveals a climate future that will have wide-ranging consequences.
UCLA-led research shows more than 550 payments for ecosystem services programs are active worldwide with more than $36 billion in annual transactions.
UCLA-led research shows Earth may be approaching a carbon dioxide threshold for melting ice in the Arctic.
“It’s critical to educate the next generation of scientists to understand how and why our climate is changing, and what measures must be taken to adapt,” said professor Alex Hall.
Results from the evaluation of 14 estuaries along the Pacific coast of the United States will help to inform policy on conservation of wetlands.
Climate scientist Alex Hall will embark on a three-week, 1,000-mile, two-wheel trek on a mission of educating, learning and engaging with the public.